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Krav Maga (pronounced "kravh mahGAH" ) is a self-defense system that emphasizes personal safety as Number One Priority. It addresses bullying, physical and sexual assaults and helps individuals find their fighting spirit in personal and professional endeavors.

Krav Maga translated from Hebrew translates to “contact combat.” It was conceptualized and developed by Israeli Defense Forces. Although it originated in Eastern Europe and Israel, today the majority of elite special force units throughout the world such as IDF, and French Legion incorporate Krav Maga techniques in their combat fighting fundamentals.

The primary objective is to avoid threats to personal or public safety. If a confrontation cannot be prevented or avoided, then a Krav Maga practitioner must react to the danger in a fast and explosive manner, by inflicting minimum damage to an opponent allowing escape to safety as soon as possible. Krav Maga builds upon natural human instincts and responses to threats and is easy to learn and master by kids and adults alike.

Krav Maga combines fundamentals from a variety of martial arts: Boxing, Wrestling, Aikido, Judo, Karate, Muay Thai; and applies them to realistic threats and conflict situations.

The founder of Krav Maga, Imi Lichtenfeld, had an extensive knowledge of boxing and wrestling. As a young adult when harassed on the street, he discovered that traditional fighting techniques had to be combined and adapted to the reality of street-attacks. Later Krav Maga was introduced to civilians, where the objective is not a use of lethal force but a temporary incapacitation of the attacker.

Krav Maga based on principles is easy to learn and essential for everyone!

Our Classes

Our instructor team will offer you the best self-defense classes in San Diego County, Poway, CA. We train Krav Maga by principles and not by the Curriculum; we teach not only techniques but the substantiated understanding of how the system works. We realize that your body type, experience, and strength will vary and our instructors will work with you one on one to develop your skills and give you the best tools to protect you and your loved ones. We specialize in private, semi-private, and small group classes. Our classes incorporate fitness, but our priority is developing tactical skills with the most effective self-defense techniques.
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CLASSES AVAILABLE Our syllabus comes directly from the source of Krav Maga in Israel.

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Basic Krav Maga classes teach the fundamental techniques to defend oneself. We not only focus on fighting techniques, but we also focus a lot on situational awareness and the psychology of both the attacker and the defender in real-world situations. We provide training methods that help students be able to react in a time of crisis or confrontation.
  • Monday & Wednesday mornings at 9:00am
  • Monday & Wednesday evenings at 5:30 p.m.
  • Tuesday evenings at 6:00 p.m.
  • Thursday evenings at 7:30 p.m.
  • Saturday mornings 10:00am
Core Krav Maga classes also teach fundamentals, but levels are more physical than Basic Krav Maga with a more extended warm-up and strength building at the end of class.
  • Monday & Wednesday evenings at 6:30 p.m.
We don't teach kids martial arts; we teach them tactical thinking, self-defense, and how and when to use both. Creative games; mental, physical & educational environment will motivate your child to be strong, be fit and most of all have fun. Kids classes available for ages 5 through 12.
  • Power Kids (Ages 5 - 7)
    • Tuesdays & Thursdays 3 p.m.
  • Kids Tactics (Ages 7 - 10)
    • Mondays & Wednesdays 3 p.m.
    • Tuesdays & Thursdays 4 p.m.
    • Saturdays 9 a.m.
  • Krav Junior (Ages 10 - 13)
    • Mondays & Wednesdays 4 p.m.
    • Saturdays 9 a.m.
  • Kids Advance (instructor approval)
    • Tuesdays & Thursdays 5 p.m.
We take the curriculum and lesson plans for the week and put them in multiple stress drills to simulate real-life attacks, build muscle memory, and train the mind, so there is no freezing or locking up during a real attack.
  • Saturdays 11am

Upcoming Seminars & Courses

San Diego Women's Self-Defense Women self defense Self-defense for women in San Diego County, Poway, CA

Ladies only event, Learn how to get out of a dangerous situation before it happens, and learn how to deal with common threats and attacks and get to safety.

Our KRAVolution Women's Self Defense program is the best and most effective women's self-defense system in the world. THIS MONTH: Ground Techniques

Join us for 2 hours of fun, but serious lessons to help you protect yourself.

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Camp Krav Maga provides miles of great trail locations where you select your level of training from beginner to expert.

Women Self-Defense course

Neither strength nor size matters! We train according to principles with easy-to-learn techniques, practiced under stress and emergency situations. Get fit, get empowered, be safe, learn valuable self-defense methods and bring out your fighting spirit in our six-week women-only self-defense program. Optional fitness classes and personal trainer consultation can be added to your program.



Together with our students, professionals, and instructors we continuously improve one of the most effective self-defense systems in the world, tested day by day under real conditions and during events.

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